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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4602
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine VI; Eirini; Constantinople
Denomination:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  780-797
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.10
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3359. Bt A. H. Baldwin & Sons 1957 for £3 3s 0d.
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Description:  Obverse: legend within two circles of points. Reverse: cross potent on three steps within two dotted circles.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: COnS / τAnτInO / S S IRInIE / CθEu bA / SILIS+ (Constantine and Irene, holy emperors). Reverse: IhSuS XRISτuS nICA (Jesus Christ conquer).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl.XIV AR4b

Notes:  Pecked

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